Incofin IM hosts STPF Social Investors meeting with exceptional participation of senior managers from 11 MIVs to discuss how to move “Responsible Finance” agenda forward

Incofin IM hosts STPF Social Investors meeting with exceptional participation of senior managers from 11 MIVs to discuss how to move “Responsible Finance” agenda forward

2013/02/11

This event will offer a great opportunity hear views of top MIVs CEOs on how to move forward and ensure deeper industry buy-in of the recently created Universal Standards on Social Performance Management (USPPM) . It will also be the time to get an overview of the latest developments and implementation of the Principles for Investors in Inclusive Finance (PIIFs).

The meeting will be structured in two parts. In the morning, the session will start with a discussion the future of microfinance in the context of the larger impact investing space. A second session will touch the achievements so far and further areas for developments related to the harmonization of social indicators in line with the Universal Standards. Session three will focus on a list of proposals of concrete actions in order to avoid over-indebtedness and include  a presentation led by Blue Orchard, Oikocredit and Incofin IM of the key-findings of their mutual study  “Study on the Drivers of Over-Indebtedness of Microfinance Borrowers in Cambodia: An In-depth Investigation of Saturated Areas”.

The afternoon session will be moderated by Loïc de Cannière, Managing Director at Incofin IM, and will focus on progress made and challenges faced in implementing responsible finance practices at the retail and investor levels. These sessions will be joined by the following MIV CEOs:  Bamboo Finance, Blue Orchard Finance, Deutsche Bank, Developing World Markets, Grassroots Capital Management Corp, Incofin IM, MicroVest Capital Management, Oikocredit, responsAbility, Triodos, Triple Jump.

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